Sing Out, Mr. President
Composer Georgia Stitt set words by Barack Obama to music, drawing inspiration from both his inaugural speech and his campaign chant, in this final installment of the Mr President series.
Recent Sing Out, Mr. President
February 25, 2011 Bush's image as a plain-spoken Southerner comes through in music by Nora Kroll-Rosenbaum.
February 24, 2011 Bill Clinton's words sounded like a proverb to composer Zachary Wadsworth, who set them to music.
February 23, 2011 Ronald Reagan's words on peace and power convey a universal message to composer Jesse Wiener.
February 20, 2011 A young composer makes Old Hickory sing.
February 18, 2011 Paul Moravec mixes Revolutionary War music with Cold War sentiment in his setting of words from Ike.
February 17, 2011 Hear our 33rd president's words on leadership set to music by celebrated composer David Ludwig.
February 15, 2011 The president's firm belief in democracy rings true in a new song by Broadway composer Andrew Lippa.
February 14, 2011 He "spoke softly and carried a big stick," but Roosevelt's words ring out loud in this new piece.